Fatal collision on M40

Friday 5th June 2015 – 2.45pm – Chris Kowalik.

A man has died after the van he was driving collided with three lorries on the M40 in Warwickshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the northbound carriageway of the motorway between junctions 11 and 12 shortly after 11.15am today.

Two ambulance crews, an advanced community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended. South Central Ambulance Service also attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The van was badly damaged. Its driver was sadly confirmed dead at the scene. His woman passenger had managed to get out and was sitting on a grass verge when crews arrived. She had pains to a knee, an elbow and her neck.

She was immobilised with the use of a spinal board and neck collar and was taken by land ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“The drivers of the lorries involved were uninjured.”

RRV car 1


Leave a Reply